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Dr. Yaser Issa

Dr. Yaser has an extensive academic background in dentistry. He holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Damascus University, along with a Diploma of higher studies and a Master’s degree; a PhD in fixed prosthodontics and oral medicine from the University of Manchester, UK; and a DDS from Dalhousie University. At Dalhousie he received awards for his table clinic project and in conservative dental treatment.

Dr. Yaser Issa

He practiced dentistry in Syria, the UK, and Saudi Arabia before coming to Canada, where he practiced in Truro and Bridgewater before founding Larry Uteck Dental. Alongside his extensive dental experience, Dr. Yaser also participated in teaching and conducted research at Dalhousie, attended dental conferences around the world, and has published journal articles about dentistry.

He and his wife have lived in Bedford since moving to Canada and they have raised a son and two daughters here. They love to give back to the community who has given them so much and they are very active in local volunteering, sports, and music.

Outside the office, Dr. Yaser loves travelling, fishing, and reading. His favourite movie is Far & Away, starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman.